women

From Kung Fu…to Healing You!

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) changed my life, and it can help change yours! I’m often asked what drew me to become an Acupuncturist. Well, growing up in the North East of England, in the 70’s and 80’s, I hadn’t even heard of Acupuncture, and it was still very much a mystery in the West; but
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How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

There comes a point when growth plateaus and you chug along at the same level. So, it’s time for a new plan. A plan that’ll drive your business forward and take it to the next level. Customer Focus and Talent Development In 2015, Brand Learning Published Growth Drivers an in-depth study looking at some of
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Our Book for May – Fight Like a Girl: The Power of Being a Woman by Lisa Bevere

What is the strength of the woman? […] What should upset a woman? And what would fighting like a girl look like if it was done right? We’ve come a long way with destroying gender stereotypes, but there still quite a bit to do. With society still constantly attempting to place women in a box,
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Informi – The Small Business Owners Powering The Economy

Last week was International Women’s Day – a global celebration of the achievements of women as well as a call for gender equality. Earlier this week, we looked at the inspiring businesswomen who are breaking new ground around the world. Today, we’re focusing on the female small business owners who are powering the economy. Let’s
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The Telegraph Launches ‘Women Mean Business’ Campaign

Why we are launching the Women Mean Business Campaign: ‘Women should feel as comfortable, confident and inspired as men’ The founder of one of the UK’s most successful lifestyle start-ups is backing The Telegraph’s campaign to close the funding gap facing female entrepreneurs. Start-ups run by women receive just nine per cent of venture capital
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Fredericks Foundation – Providing Loans to Those Who are Marginalised

Fredericks Foundation is a Responsible Finance Provider that provides loans to people who want to set up a new business or maintain or expand an existing business. Fredericks Foundation is a registered charity, founded in 2001 by Paul Barry-Walsh, Fredericks helps those most marginalised such as the long-term unemployed, people with disabilities, ex-offenders, single parents
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Jen Wagstaff – Journey from Party Animal to Girl Boss

You might think sales is a scary business. You might believe that you’re not cut out for it. That’s understandable. It can feel exhausting, even crushing, to get on the phone and chase your sales goals every day. If you wilt at the idea of sales, we’ve selected some ways you can transform yourself into
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Our Book for March – Women and Power by Mary Beard

‘When it comes to silencing women, Western Culture has had thousands of years of practice.’ In celebration of Women’s History Month, our book for March is Women and Power by Mary Beard. This is the great book to start off our book club as it empowers women, fitting for Women’s History Month, to keep using
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Calling all Women: WEN Wales Launches new Mentoring Scheme

Calling all Women: WEN Wales launches new mentoring scheme to get more women into public and political life WEN Wales is delighted to launch a new mentoring scheme, and are recruiting a cohort of 25 aspiring women to take part. With a view of getting more women into public and political life WEN are calling
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The Energy Industry’s Power Problem? Too Few Women

The lack of women in energy companies is holding back the sector’s efforts to tackle climate change, a leading industry watcher has warned. Catherine Mitchell, professor of energy policy at the University of Exeter, said poor gender diversity meant the industry was less open to new ideas, in particular the move to a lower carbon
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